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    December 12, 2012
    10:00 - 10:30pm PST  

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even more surprising: the mn behind the wheel. she' 100 miles an hour through a bay area tunnel. >> a christmas miracle, new year's miracle, everything. >> a man slams his pickup truck into a home and destroys a crib.
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how the little girl survived and neighbors made sure the driver didn't get away. >> and governor brown's newest fight isn't against lawmakers. his plan to beat cancer. playful prank or dangerous driving? a police officer claims responsible for this high-speed joyride through town. that's not even the most disturbing claim. >> reporter: we're here at the broadway tunnel where all of this happened. this is a 35-mile per hour zone. the person claims he was behind the wheel is an officer going 100 miles per hour. the video itself is astonishing. revs the engine, hurdles ahead going from 0-100 through the broadway
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tunnel in 26 seconds flat! even more surprising, the man who claims he was in the car, a san francisco police officer. >> is he going to lose his job? that's very reckless. >> he took advantage of it because he's a cop. >> reporter: a cop who posted the joyride on his facebook page. in the comment section, he brags "we were all drunk" to the shock of people we showed the video to. >> there's no points for being smart. it's not the smartest thing for someone to do, especially in that position. >> reporter: there is a school and a playground close to the russian hillside of the tunnel where the joyride began. it appears there were no other cars at the tunnel. >> they went through there, no cars in there, i would describe this as simply driving with purpose. >> reporter: the officer is facing an internal investigation, and the prospect
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of serious punishment. >> reporter: it's unclear exactly what kind of punishment he could face. he has since removed the video and shut down his facebook page entirely. a developing story out of orange county tonight. these are live pictures at cal state fullerton where students are staying indoors where police search for an armed robbery suspect. the search is focused on three buildings. five suspects robbed a riverside county jewelry store and led the chp on a chase that ended at csu fullerton. three of them have been arrested so far. of police believed at least one of the other two is hiding somewhere on the campus. and this is the chase. one of those suspect s led on this case. the suspect bailed near the fullerton campus and
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carjacked this silver car. he maked bad place to -- picked a bad place to ditch it though. he ran into a baseball diamond where the los angeles police chief was handing out toys. the suspect gave up. one look at this evidence, and it's amazing the toddler didn't even suffer a scratch. a pickup truck slammed into the wall of the child's room and snapped her crib clear in half. live in san jose with what happened next. >> reporter: they took her to the hospital, and doctors checked her out and let her go after just an hour. we're standing right in the path of where the truck went. it went over the fence, crashed into the corner of the building. the truck swung around and snacked right into the wall of the other side. >> my christmas miracle, new year's miracle, everything miracle. >> reporter: they were busy
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today hammering plywood over a hole in the wall of the apartment. at 3:30 am, a drunk driver jumped the curb, hit a wall, spun out, and crashed his truck through her bedroom. >> it was here, my bed was here, the baby's crib was right here. and it hit right here and knocked her -- her head was about right here. when it hit, it knocked her to this dresser here. >> reporter: the force of the impact broke the crib in half and sent here flying. her dad found her on the ground across the room >> it knocked her off all wait to the dresser. and she hit the dresser. she was responsive, but kind of not. and then i was happy to see her crying. sounds crazy. >> reporter: amazingly, she was not hurt. the driver revved his
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engine, but neighbors kept him there. >> are you a religious man? >> i'm not , i'm not. but i do believe in god. i'm glad he was there for me. >> reporter: the only person who got hurt was the mother, cut by flying glass. the driver was arrested and charged with dui and hit and run. we are learning more about the gunman behind that deadly oregon mall shooting. of friends of 22-year-old jacob roberts say he was outgoing and energetic but lived a tough life. roberts murdered two strangers and critically wounded the third yesterday before turning the gun on himself. there were about 10,000 people inside the shopping center at the time. but the sheriff there says there's a reason more people were not killed. >> based on the evidence, it appeared to the suspect's rifle did jam while he was attacking individuals in the food court. we all need to be thankful that
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this incident wasn't much worse. >> roberts had no criminal record. investigators say he stole the rifle he used from someone he knew. so far there is no apparent motive for the attack. new details tonight on what happened before the discovery of two people found bound and gagged in the middle of a san francisco street. joe vasquez on how the brutal crime went down, and the cryptic aliases the suspects went by. >> reporter: according to court document, the two male sense, one carrying a gun, went inside this home at 3733 san bruno avenue, assaulted the male victim, steven reed, then tied his hands behind his back. then prosecutors say the suspects beat the female victim, 19-year-old audrey prado, hog-tied her averages to her ankles, then gagged her with a sock. last night, a resident here told linda yi that the police took key evidence away
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including bedding. >> like what? >> a computer , mattresses, like, beds. >> reporter: after they drove away, police believe one of the suspects shot steven in the neck. both victims were dumped on a sidewalk a half mile away. steven reed was dead. prado is still in the hospital. >> whether they were trying to send a message, or facilitate in the beating and the shooting is still not clear. >> reporter: five of the suspects were arrested at this home in hercules earlier this week. the woman at the door told me the police got it all wrong. but she wouldn't elaborate >> can you tell me anything? >> reporter: in court this afternoon, the judge would not allow us to point cameras at the suspects, but of the four that appeared before the judge, two men and one woman were charged with murder, another charged with assault. the suspects had
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sears aliases -- this also is also the place where two of the women happened to live. one of them was released from jail, neighbors say she grabbed her stuff and is done. nothing to do with politics. governor brown has a new fight on his hands tonight, and it has nothing to do with politics. he has been diagnosed with early stage prostate cancer. cbs 5 reporter linda yi on his current treatment and prognosis. >> i'm slowing down a little bit. but i run 20 miles in 29 minutes. >> reporter: he's in pretty good shape for a man in his 70s. >> i hereby challenge governor christie to a 3-mile race. [ laughter ] >> a pushup contest. and then a chin
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up contest. [ cheering and applause ] >> and whenever he wants to bet, i have no doubt doubt of the outcome. >> reporter: prostate cancer is his latest challenge. getting conventional radiation therapy, his oncologist said it's early stage prostate cancer, and the prognosis is excellent. >> most people that have this are in their 60s, 70s, or 80s. >> reporter: the doctor doesn't treat the govern, but he says brown will have radiation daily. >> monday through friday each day for about 10 minutes a day. the treatments are painless. he comes in, lays on the table, gets a treat, he doesn't feel anything from it. it doesn't slow him down. >> reporter: in 2011, the governor had skin cancer removed from his nose.
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but that has no impact on this prostate cancer. >> reporter: no side effects are expected from the treatment, and the governor plans to keep up a full schedule. of the therapy is expected to know completed by the end of the first week in january. >> the >> the next 48 hours are crucial in the ongoing fiscal cliff talk because president obama won't consider gop cuts to entitlement programs like medicare and medicaid until republicans agree to raise income taxes on people making $250,000 or more a year. one thing both sides agree on, there's a long way to go for a deal can be reached. >> there were some offers exchanged yesterday. and the president and i have pretty frank conversations about how far apart we are. >> there is no indication the republican leadership is willing
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to acknowledge the basic fact that rates need to rise on the top 2%. >> lawmakers in washington have less than three weeks to reach a budget deal on the so-called fiscal cliff. if they don't, there are fears automatic tax increases and spending cuts could push the economy back into a recession. bonds will continue to be purchased at a cost of $85 billion a month from the federal reserve. it's a move to keep interests low and unemployment rates even lower until the outlook at the labor market improves sub staeshl -- substantially. john mcafee in florida this evening. he arrived at miami international just before 5:00 pm. he is in florida after being kicked out of guatemala for entering that country illegally. he snuck in to escape being questioned by police in belize on the death of his neighbor.
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>> it was a very tricky negotiation getting out of guatemala. they wanted to return me to belize. the problem was that the police in guatemala are going to be signing a peace accord early next year. >> there is no sign of mcafee at this hour. no one knows where he went after he left the airport or what he plans to do next. iphone users rejoice! you now have access to your precious google maps once again. this comes after the unpopularity of apple's own maps app. >> i just downloaded the return of the mans moments ago. it features turn by turn navigation, live traffic information, and public transportation directions, all of which were missing or problems wallet apple's new maps. >> did you ever get lost? >> i would get lost anyway. [ laughter ] >> we'll see what happens. >> to get s. go
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to our website and click on links and numbers. still to come, a mega reason one company wants you to take a trip to socal. >> and a minutes-old baby found on the streets of san francisco >> and why it was a special day, one that we won't see again for nearly 9 decades. >> the forecast, readings mostly in the 30s and 40s. the temperatures are dropping. going to get cold! then it's going to get wet! the forecast next.
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san francisco police saved a newborn's life. they were called to the providence baptist church shel quick action by san francisco police saved a newborn's life. they were called to the providence baptist view shelter after a woman began pounding on the door. she was covered in blood and told the man who answered that she had a baby but she didn't have the infant with her. thinking she had been assaulted, are the worker called 911. >> she was a little hysterical, said she wanted to come, she wanted to come in at first. and then when she came back with the baby, she did not want to come in. >> by the time police arrived, the woman had handed the child off to someone else. of the baby wasn't breathing, but officers were able to revive it on the way to the hospital. the mother could face charges for child endangerment and abandonment. it's not doomsday, but it's something we'll never see again in our lifetimes. a repeating
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date. >> 12/12/12 is lucky! how couples are taking advantage. >> reporter: let's see what the may ans are cooking up. >> >> mother nature does have a doomsday date. we are actually close to it. >> reporter: he is originally from what is southeastern mexico, formerly the mayan region. >> it is the end of an era, the end of a cycle. >> reporter: another era is set to begin. but the world won't end. >> it's just a wake-up call. >> reporter: it may end if we keep going this way. and his forefathers knew that 400 years ago >> this is supposed to be a
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very extremely positive thing. >> reporter: sally says spirits are helping us clean up our act. >> it's really a time when the earth is being helped to survive, basically. >> reporter: and so is the wedding business. ♪ [ music ] ♪ >> reporter: at exactly 12 minutes over 12:00 on 12/12/12, some of the 12 couples to marry in the city of alameda today changed their lives dramatically too. >> you're not changing your name? >> oh! sorry! [ laughter ] >> reporter: repeating numbers are supposed to be lucky. >> she won't forget the anniversary. >> are you tired of all this numerology kind of thing? good news! you won't see it again! the next one is january 1st, 2101,! 1st, 2101,! you'll be dead. [ laughter ]
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live to an area off the shoreline highway for the so-called king tides. high tide water caused problems in this area earlier today. >> i did see a story of a little girl who was turning 12 today, back to the 12's. and she was born, you know, 12 years ago at 12:12. >> wow! >> and she was celebrating it today. 12/12/12. >> wow! ! >> can't beat that one. >> i think the whole numerology thing, i did not get married today, but, you know. maybe i should have. [ laughter ] >> i'll have to wait until 2101? that's about right. a look outside, mostly clear skies around the bay area, and the tide is up a little bit.
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but we'll really get a big high tide tomorrow at a quarter to 11:00. we've dried up. temperatures are in the 30s in parts of the bay area. 32 in the embarcadero. 46 in oakland. livermore has 46 degrees . high-def doppler, just a few showers north of santa cruz. but that's about it. 0.10 an inch of rain, not much. and tomorrow, elizabeth will be talking about the patchy dense fog around the area. not that elizabeth. [ laughter ] >> are you going to do the traffic and >> maybe! >> elizabeth wagner. next round will be on friday. and the eastern pacific , we've got
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high pressure that is going to be replacing the low just for a day. so we get increasing sunshine for tomorrow. overnight lows tonight, chilly, 34 degrees in santa rosa. 37 for red wood city, and 38 in san jose. extended forecast, the numbers for tomorrow bikers the way, will be -- tomorrow, by the way, will be in the 50s. thursday we get sun, friday we increase to clouds, and rain, not a lot, and the weekend will be settled, on again, off again rain. it won't amount to much, but it will mess things up a bit. and a meteor shower, we'll be talking about that at 11:00. now you have a new option to get down to la. but what makes the mega-bus so mega? [ female announcer ] here's to a whole world
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of people. and today, commuters in san francisco g look at the big, blue, and cheap! it carries a lot of people too. and today, commuters in san francisco got a firsthand look at the megabus
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>> it's a double-decker express bus service, making a return to the bay area after a 4-year absence. the company is offering itself as a cheap alternative for long-distance commuters. >> we're going to be one of the most affordable ways to travel. you can get anywhere across california and into nevada. >> it's not a bad deal! this thing is pretty luxurious too. to go from san francisco to la, it's $30, just under 8 hours. that is cheaper than greyhound. faster and cheaper than amtrak. and while southwest airlines will get you there much faster, it could cost you 5-times as much to fly. how hard does the 49ers' quarterback throw a football? randy moss is going to show you! and why are the warriors celebrating so hard?
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they're off to their best st in 20 ye so far the warriors are the biggest surprise in basketball! at 15-7, they're off to their best start in 20 years! what better way to measure your progress than to take on the champs? king james is not getting the royal treatment, that's for sure! david lee threw him to the floor! lebron still finished with 31. warriors down by 4. stephen curry, the last two points. >> final 7 seconds of the game. 5, 3. inside and green! with 0.90 left! [ cheering and applause ] >> and the warriors beat the heat! >> how can you have your
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pudding if you don't beat the heat! randy moss dislocated his finger on this play against the bears a couple weeks ago. he spoke with the media. >> he dislocated my finger! [ laughter ] >> we had to put one of them randy johnson fastballs on me. when it hit my finger, i felt it pop. that's nothing to cry over. >> collin kaepernick is known for how hard he throws the football. >> ouch! c-b-s s-f dot com. woman: oh! tully's. how do you always have my favorite coffee?
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